Fredrik Frodlund

Making icon-only buttons a little more accessible

Based on things I’ve seen in the wild lately, it’s time for another quick reminder to not just focus on sighted users. In this particular case, we’re going to focus on the use of icons-only buttons. Now, a lot can be said about the usability of only relying on a symbol to convey meaning, but let’s just focus on the accessibility part for today.

Proportional image scaling in your responsive web design

Having images scale properly along with its container is a given when it comes to responsive web design. I’ve seen a few responsive web site over the last few weeks who seems to have forgotten this, which is a real shame since it is so very easy to fix this. All you need to do is give the images a percentage based max-width.